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Psychological Testing: The essential guide to using and surviving the most popular recruitment and career development tests by Stephanie Jones

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Preface to the First Edition, 1993

The idea behind this book came from my work in researching and writing about various aspects of the corporate human resources world. Over the last few years I have looked in some detail at executive search and selection, interim management and outplacement, all of which make use of psychological testing as a tool to help match people to particular jobs and career opportunities. Psychological testing is increasingly common in the workplace. As a result, I wanted to find out more about it, especially about the different tests, how they are used and what they reveal.

However, all the books that I could find about occupational psychology, and psychological and psychometric testing, were written by professional ...

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